Navajo Silver Box with Turquoise
Artist: Once Known
Dimensions: 3”L x 2 1/2”W x 1 1/2”H
Stone: Natural Turquoise
As seen in the Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes book (Page 63)
This box illustrates a diverse approach to box construction and decoration. While the earlier bow-guard format still maintains, evolving techniques and stonework have found a place in the repertoire of box creation.